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Hilton Expands U.S. Military Hiring Commitment, Will Hire Additional 20,000 by 2020

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it will hire an additional 20,000 veterans, spouses, dependents and caregivers by 2020. The company has already achieved 10,000 military hires in the United States since 2013, exceeding its initial goal two years ahead of schedule. Hilton’s combined commitment is the largest in the hospitality industry, and one of the largest in the U.S. private sector.

Blackstone Announces Acquisition of the Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Blackstone today announced that funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the “Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana”.

Blackstone anuncia la adquisición del hotel Windsor Atlántica en Río de Janeiro

Blackstone anunció hoy que los fondos que administra su negocio de bienes raíces han acordado adquirir el hotel Windsor Atlántica en la playa de Copacabana en Río de Janeiro, Brasil. Como parte de la transacción, Blackstone ha firmado un acuerdo de operación con Hilton para esta propiedad y, tras un período de transición, planea convertirlo en el hotel "Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana".

Blackstone compra Windsor Atlântica Hotel, no Rio de Janeiro

A gestora de investimento norte-americana Blackstone anuncia a compra do Windsor Atlântica Hotel, localizado na praia de Copacabana, no Rio de Janeiro, por meio de fundos administrados pela sua operação imobiliária de private equity. Como parte do negócio, a Blackstone fechou um contrato de gestão com o Hilton que, após período de transição, planeja transformar o empreendimento no "Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana".

Hilton Takes Home Top Honors At The 2016 HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala

(NYSE: HLT) Hilton and its portfolio of brands has again been recognized at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards with eight brands receiving accolades at the recent Gala in New York City. Additionally, Hilton’s largest ever-marketing campaign ‘Stop Clicking Around’ that emphasized the benefits of booking direct received a Platinum Adrian Award, HSMAI’s highest honor.

Hilton Recognized in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotel Rankings

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has again been recognized by national publisher U.S. News & World Report, in its annual Best Hotel Rankings. Thirty-three hotels within the Hilton portfolio of 14 world-class brands have been honored, with Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Boulders Resort & Spa all receiving a prestigious Gold Badge.

Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Atlanta Midtown

Hilton (NYSE: HLT), Greystar Real Estate Partners, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company and Whitman Peterson announced today development plans for Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown. The project, featuring Hilton’s new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, has broken ground and is scheduled to open in summer 2018. The property will provide a comfortable stay for guests in search of thoughtful local experiences in Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown neighborhood.

First Hospitality Group, Inc. to Build Hilton’s First Triple-Brand Hotel

First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG) and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today their partnership to bring Hilton’s first triple-brand hotel, consisting of a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, to North America’s largest convention center, McCormick Place. A formal announcement will be made tomorrow by FHG’s Founder and Chairman, Stephen Schwartz, and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority’s CEO Lori Healey, among others, during a groundbreaking celebration for the project.

Canopy by Hilton, Crocket Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group Announce New Hotel in Downtown San Antonio

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle space, in a joint development between Crockett Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group, announced today plans to develop Canopy by Hilton San Antonio River Walk. The hotel will be managed by White Lodging Services.

Hilton and Wattbike Partner To Offer Guests Unparalleled Indoor Cycling Experience

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced a partnership with cycling innovator Wattbike that will see the performance indoor bike rolled out to luxury hotels across the Americas. From mid-January, guests using the fitness center at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts in the Americas will have the option to meet their fitness goals using the world’s leading indoor training tool.

Construction to Commence on Hotel at Doncaster Racecourse

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has reached a franchise agreement with Arena Racing Company (ARC) to open Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse. The 154-room hotel will be located within the grounds of one of the UK's most historic horseracing venues. Construction will begin at the end of 2016 and the hotel will offer guests extensive views over the track when it opens in 2018.

Hilton assina contrato com o Grupo Cartes para administrar o hotel Hilton l em Assunção, Paraguai

A Hilton (NYSE: HLT) e o Grupo Cartes anunciaram hoje a assinatura de um contrato de gestão para operar o novo hotel e residências Hilton que serão construídos em Assunção, no Paraguai, introduzindo a marca carro-chefe da empresa em um novo país. O Hilton Asunción fará parte de um complexo multiuso de mais de 55.000 m2 que oferecerá uma torre de radiodifusão, escritórios empresariais, residências da marca Hilton e estacionamento. Com a inauguração prevista para 2021, o hotel terá 180 quartos e 50 residências Hilton.

Hilton firma un acuerdo con el Grupo Cartes para administrar el Hotel Hilton en Asunción, Paraguay

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) y el Grupo Cartes anunciaron hoy la firma de un acuerdo de administración para operar un hotel y residencias Hilton de nueva construcción en Asunción, Paraguay, llevando de este modo la marca insignia de la compañía a un nuevo país. Hilton Asunción formará parte de un complejo para usos múltiples de más de 55,000 metros cuadrados y contará con un edificio de transmisión, oficinas corporativas, residencias de la marca Hilton y espacios para estacionamiento. La inauguración está programada para 2021 y el hotel contará con 180 habitaciones así como con 50 residencias de la marca Hilton.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand To Debut In Heart Of Latin America

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Grupo Cartes today announced the signing of a management agreement to operate a new build Hilton hotel and residences in Asuncion, Paraguay - bringing the company's flagship brand to a new country. Hilton Asuncion will form part of a 600,000-square-foot mixed use complex featuring a broadcasting building, corporate offices, Hilton branded residences and parking spaces. Scheduled to open in 2021, the hotel will operate 180 guest rooms and 50 Hilton branded residences.

Hilton Hires 10,000 Veterans in Three Years, Reaching Operation: Opportunity Hiring Goal Two Years Early

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that its corporate offices, owned and managed hotels, and franchisees have hired 10,000 veterans, spouses and dependents in the United States since 2013.

Hilton Celebrates All Meeting, Event and Travel Professionals as “WowMakers”

Think back to events you’ve attended, from big conventions to weddings to company off-sites and sales incentive trips. While you were blissfully enjoying the occasion, dedicated professionals were carefully planning, making decisions and thwarting crises behind the scenes. These meeting, event and travel professionals lead fast-paced, pressure-filled jobs managing logistics, instilling creativity and fostering attendee engagement. But these industry heroes – 100,000-plus in the U.S. alone – don’t always get the credit they deserve.

Hilton Launches Major Expansion of Industry’s Largest Soap Recycling Program to Help Communities in Need

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that all 750 properties across its All Suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate them to reduce hygiene-related illnesses for communities in need. Marking the first time in the industry this is required as a brand standard, it is a major expansion of what is already the industry’s largest soap recycling program that will now include 1,370 hotels participating across Hilton’s portfolio.

Hilton Among Founding Members of White House First Job Compact

Hilton today joined other leading American companies as a founding member of the White House’s First Job Compact.

Hilton Introduces Best-in-Industry Adoption Assistance Program

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced its newest industry-leading family benefit, adoption assistance, offering hourly and salaried Team Members reimbursement for expenses incurred while adopting children. Hilton’s adoption assistance program will launch one year after its best-in-industry parental leave policy, and marks the largest, most comprehensive adoption assistance benefit provided in the hospitality industry.

Hilton And Parque Arauco Announce Signing Of Anticipated Hilton Hotel in Santiago, Chile

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Parque Arauco S.A. today announced the signing of a management agreement to operate a new build 401-room Hilton hotel in Santiago, Chile – bringing the company’s flagship brand to the country. Hilton Santiago Las Condes will form part of the Parque Arauco Kennedy Shopping Mall complex expansion project scheduled to begin construction next year and debut in 2021. The project, owned and developed by Parque Arauco S.A., will include a Convention Center, new retail outlets, 700 parking spaces and the Hilton managed hotel.

Hilton y Parque Arauco Anuncian la Firma del anticipado Hotel Hilton en Santiago, Chile

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) y Parque Arauco S.A. (SSE: PARAUCO) hoy anuncian la firma de un acuerdo de administración para operar un nuevo hotel Hilton en Santiago de 401 habitaciones, llegando de esta manera al país la marca insignia de la compañía. Hilton Santiago Las Condes formará parte del proyecto de ampliación del complejo comercial Parque Arauco Kennedy programado para comenzar su construcción el próximo año e inaugurarse en 2021. El proyecto, propiedad y desarrollo de Parque Arauco S.A., incluirá un centro de convenciones, nuevas tiendas, 700 plazas de estacionamiento y el hotel, administrado por Hilton.